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Punakaiki Fund investing in local provider Vibe Communications
Posted on 20-Jun-2014 13:55Tags News, Blog

Wholesale and corporate telecommunication services provider Vibe Communications has received a growth capital investment from Punakaiki Fund. Comments (Comments)

Northland school wins big tech prize from Microsoft
Posted on 19-Jun-2014 10:46Tags News, Computing

A small primary school in Northland has won a big prize of new technology from Microsoft to support their students' education. Comments (Comments)

Spotify launches expanded Web API
Posted on 18-Jun-2014 12:01Tags News, Web media

Developers can build richer web apps, with the ability to create playlists for users and more. Comments (Comments)

New toolkit launched to help SMEs protect their business online
Posted on 18-Jun-2014 09:25Tags News, Security

The New Zealand Government has today launched the "Connect Smart for Business: SME Toolkit", a free resource aimed at helping small and medium sized enterprises take basic steps to protect their business and customers online across all devices. Comments (Comments)

Telecom acquires Business Cloud specialist Appserv
Posted on 18-Jun-2014 09:24Tags News, SaaS

Telecom announced today it has signed a conditional agreement to purchase all of the shares in leading business Cloud services specialist Appserv Limited. The agreement is subject to conditions which are expected to be completed by early July 2014. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone New Zealand fastest mobile download in the world
Posted on 17-Jun-2014 16:03Tags News, 4G

Global leader in broadband speed testing, Ookla, has revealed Vodafone New Zealand is fastest in its Global Net Index of telecommunications companies for May 2014. Comments (Comments)

New software service simplifies ICT for New Zealand government agencies
Posted on 16-Jun-2014 10:52Tags News, SaaS

A new all-of-government office productivity software service will help agencies streamline their support systems as they focus on transforming their customer services, says Government Chief Information Officer, Colin MacDonald. Comments (Comments)

Connect Smart Week promotes better cyber security
Posted on 16-Jun-2014 09:33Tags News, Security

More than 80 per cent of Kiwis who use the internet have experienced a cyber security breach, but only 39 per cent have then changed their behaviour online, according to research commissioned by the National Cyber Policy Office (NCPO), part of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC). Comments (Comments)

Oracle Announces New, Highly Optimized x86 Servers
Posted on 12-Jun-2014 14:30Tags News, Computing

First x86 servers to offer elastic computing are ideal platforms for Oracle database, large-memory applications and virtualization Comments (Comments)

Ultrafast to launch New Zealand's fastest residential fibre plan
Posted on 11-Jun-2014 09:47Tags News, Blog

Ultrafast Fibre will launch a residential, 1 gigabit per second (Gbps) wholesale fibre broadband service across its entire network, offering the country’s fastest residential fibre plan to date. This will be made available in July 2014. Comments (Comments)

Nine IT Associations collaborate on new Excellence in IT Awards
Posted on 10-Jun-2014 20:06Tags News, Computing

The Institute of IT Professionals, in partnership with 8 other IT associations, today announced the establishment of the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards with nominations opening this week. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand PC Market Continues its Annual Surge, Says IDC
Posted on 10-Jun-2014 15:15Tags News, Computing

2014 appears to be a year of optimism for the New Zealand PC market. According to the IDC's Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, the New Zealand PC market posted 175,800 units during 1Q2014. Comments (Comments)

2degrees to launch mobile WiFi trial in Wellington
Posted on 5-Jun-2014 09:57Tags News, Wi-Fi

2degrees is about to begin a WiFi trial in central Wellington, which will give a select group of 2degrees customers unlimited WiFi data for free. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft NZ and NetSafe warn computer users about a rise in cold calling scammers
Posted on 5-Jun-2014 09:03Tags News, Security

Microsoft New Zealand and NetSafe are today issuing a warning to home computer users to be alert to a new wave of cold-calling technicians targeting New Zealanders with phone calls about viruses on their computers. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone trials coverage and capacity in a box
Posted on 4-Jun-2014 13:17Tags News, Mini notebooks

Vodafone's corporate customers will be the first to benefit from its trial of "Small Cells", which deliver significantly enhanced mobile coverage and capacity via a plug-in 10kg cell site in a box. Comments (Comments)

New Zealanders spend up to 93 hours a year stuck in traffic
Posted on 4-Jun-2014 00:01Tags News, GPS

TomTom has announced the results of the TomTom Traffic Index 2013, revealing New Zealanders waste up to 93 hours a year stuck in traffic and that Wellingtonian’s experienced the worst traffic delays during peak hours. Comments (Comments)

Smart, integrated devices in the future ahead says Intel
Posted on 3-Jun-2014 20:12Tags News, Computing

Intel Corp President says 130 new Intel-based Android and Windows tablets are debuting in the market from global OEMs and ODMs this year. Comments (Comments)

PowerbyProxi to showcase the next evolution of wireless charging for mobile device
Posted on 3-Jun-2014 19:55Tags News, Consumer Electronics

For the first time, PowerbyProxi will also demo a wireless charging pad for mobile devices that enables vertical height charging of up to 30mm. This functioning z height distance will enable charging capabilities to be integrated into public locations like restaurants and hotels, as well as furniture and countertops. Comments (Comments)

MYOB extends SME cloud accounting solutions with AccountRight Premier
Posted on 3-Jun-2014 13:18Tags News, SaaS

Company offers a powerful and flexible online accounting solution for mid-sized, established businesses with complex accounting needs including inventory. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone to develop new Christchurch facilities
Posted on 3-Jun-2014 10:34Tags News, Mobile

Vodafone New Zealand is to establish a $50 million South Island headquarters in the heart of Christchurch’s new Innovation Precinct. Comments (Comments)

Apple to Acquire Beats Music & Beats Electronics
Posted on 29-May-2014 09:57Tags News, Entertainment

Apple has agreed to acquire the subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software. Comments (Comments)

Westpac NZ to launch online payment option direct from account
Posted on 29-May-2014 09:54Tags News, eWallet

When available, Direct From Account will enable customers to purchase goods or services via a merchant's website and extends the merchant's reach to customers who do not have, or prefer not to use, a card online. Comments (Comments)

Xero NZ reaches out to the UK for skilled IT professionals
Posted on 28-May-2014 11:40Tags News, Computing

Xero has taken to extending its recruitment efforts abroad as the company moves to sign-on at least 160 new developers in its Wellington and Auckland offices over the next year. Comments (Comments)

Vodafone NZ introduces $5 roaming initiative
Posted on 28-May-2014 10:46Tags News, Mobile

It is automatically included all Vodafone Consumer On Account plans currently on sale, as well as Vodafone Red Business and Business Basics plans. Comments (Comments)

Wellington Mayor signs agreement with NEC
Posted on 27-May-2014 14:36Tags News, Web media

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has signed an agreement with Japanese giant NEC that aims to bring cutting-edge technology to the Capital City. Comments (Comments)


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